Recruitment of various post of PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: VIJAYAWADA

Faaip | Tuesday 19 October 2021


NOTIFICATION NO.16/2021, DATED: 30/09/2021



PARA – 1:

1.1.      Applications are invited online for recruitment to the post of Assistant Director in A.P.

Survey & Land Records for a total of 06 Carry Forward vacancies in the scale of pay of

Rs.37,100/- – 91,450/-   from candidates within the age group of 18 -  42 years as on


1.2.      The candidate shall apply online through Commission’s Website from

22/10/2021   to 12/11/2021 (Note:11/11/2021  is the last date for payment of fee up to

11:59 mid night).

1.3. The applicant   who desires to apply for the above post shall login the Commission’s Website, with his/her registered OTPR number.  In case the candidate is applying for the first time to the posts notified by A.P.P.S.C. he/she shall register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s Website viz., Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a user ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID.

1.4. The selection to the post shall be on the basis of Written Examination in Computer Based Recruitment Test mode conducted by the Commission. The Dates of Written Examination will be announced separately.

1.5. The  candidates  are  required  to  visit  the  Commission’s  website  regularly  to  keep themselves  updated  about  dates  of  written  examinations  are  to  be  held.     The examination would be in objective type and questions are to be answered on computer system.     Instructions  regarding  computer  based  recruitment  test  are  attached  as Annexure - III. The medium of Examination will be English only.

1.6. A general Mock Test facility is available to the applicants on the Commission’s website to acquaint themselves with the computer based recruitment test. Applicant can visit the website and practice the answering pattern under MOCK TEST option available on main page of website

1.7. The applicant is required to visit the Commission’s website regularly to keep himself / herself updated until completion of the recruitment process. The Commission’s website information is final for all correspondence. No individual correspondence by any means will be entertained under any circumstances.

1.8. HALL TICKETS for  the  written Examination will  be  hosted on  Commission’s website for downloading. Instructions would be given through the website regarding downloading of Hall Tickets.

1.9. All desirous and eligible candidates shall apply online after satisfying themselves as per the terms and conditions of this recruitment notification. Any application sent through any mode other than the prescribed online mode will not be entertained under any circumstances. Submission of application form by the candidate is considered that he / she has read the notification and shall abide by the terms and conditions laid down there under.

1.10.    Physically challenged persons are not eligible for the post.

1.11.    The details of vacancies are as follows:-

i. He / She should be of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity rendering him unfit for such service:,
ii.          His / Her character and antecedents should be such as to qualify him/her for 

such service:,
iii. He /She should possess the academic and other qualifications prescribed for the post: and
iv.         He/ She should be a citizen of India:
Provided that no candidate other than a citizen of India may be appointed except  with  the  previous  sanction  of  the  State  Government and  except  in accordance with such conditions and restrictions as they may be laid down. Such sanction shall not be accorded unless the State Government are satisfied that sufficient number of citizens of India, who are qualified and suitable are not available.


The candidate should possess the prescribed academic qualification as per the date of this notification. The date of this notification shall be the crucial date for calculating the experience including the practical experience. In respect of other than prescribed Educational Qualifications, claiming equivalence, the decision of the concerned department (Unit Officer) shall be final.
Note: If the applicant possesses an equivalence of qualification other than prescribed qualification in the Commission’s notification, applicant should produce a copy of the Government  Orders  to  the  Commission  in  advance  within  10  days  of  last  date  for
submitting applications, failing which their application will be rejected.


4.1.      There will be reservations in direct recruitment in respect of Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Sections , Meritorious Sports Person and Women as per Rule 22 and 22 (A) of A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules.

4.2.      In the case of candidates who claim the benefit of reservation or relaxation from upper age limit on the basis of Caste/Tribe or Community the basic document of proof of Community will be the Certificate issued by the Revenue Authorities not below the rank of Tahsildar in the case of  SC/ST/EWS and Non Creamy Layer Certificate issued by the Revenue Authorities in the case of Backward Classes. The list of Caste/Tribe/Community is as incorporated in Schedule-I of above Rules. The list is also appended at Annexure –IV. The candidates have to produce proof of the community claimed in their application at all stages of selection along with the certificates relating to Educational Qualifications and local status certificates etc.,.  Subsequent claim of change of community will not be entertained.

4.3.      Caste & Community: Community Certificate issued by the competent authority in terms of G.O. Ms No. 58, SW (J) Dept., dt.12/5/97 should be submitted at appropriate time. As per A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules, Rule -2(28) Explanation:  In so far as claiming for SC reservation is concerned, No person who professes a religion different from Hinduism shall be deemed a member of Schedule Caste. However, scheduled caste converts to Buddhism deemed to be scheduled caste.   BCs, SCs, STs & EWS belonging to other States are not entitled for reservation.
4.4.      There shall be Reservation to Women horizontally to an extent of 33 1/3% as per G.O. Ms.
No. 63, GA (Ser-D) Dept., dated:17.04.2018.

4.5. The reservation to meritorious sports persons will apply as per G.O.Ms.No.13, GA (Ser-D) Dept., dated: 23.01.2018, G.O.Ms.No.74, Youth, Advancement, Tourism and Culture (Sports) Dept., dated: 09.08.2012, G.O.Ms.No.473, Youth, Advancement, Tourism and Culture  (Sports)  Dept.,  dated:  03.12.2018  and  G.O.Ms.No.08,  Youth,  Advancement, Tourism and Culture (Sports) Dept., dated: 23.11.2020.

4.6.      Reservation to BC-E group will be subject to the adjudication of the litigation before the
Hon’ble Courts including final orders in Civil Appeal No: (a) 2628-2637 of 2010 in SLP. No.
7388-7397 of 2010, dated. 25/03/2010 and orders from the Government.

4.5.     The candidates claiming status of non-creamy layer of Backward Class have to obtain a
Certificate in terms of G.O. Ms. No.3, Backward Classes Welfare (C-2) Department, Dated
04.04.2006 read with G.O. Ms. No. 26 Backward Classes Welfare(C) Department, Dated
09.12.2013 regarding their exclusion from the Creamy Layer from the competent authority (Tahasildar) and produce the same at appropriate time of verification. In case of failure to produce the same on the day of verification, the Candidature will be considered 

against open competition even if he / she are otherwise eligible in all aspects.

4.6.      As   per   Memo   No.1800/SS.2/2008-1,   Revenue(SS.2)   Dated:10-04-2008,   there   is   no reservation to the local candidates, but the posts are organized into Multi-Zones, as per the indent, Selection shall be made on state wide merit and allotment to Multi-Zones.

4.7.      Candidates who migrated from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh between 2nd  June, 2014 and 1st June, 2021 as per G.O.Ms.No. 130, General Administration (SPF&MC) Department, dated.29.10.2019 and as per terms laid down in circular memo no.4136/SPF & MC/2015-5, Dated.20.11.2017 of Government of Andhra Pradesh shall obtain the Local Status Certificate from competent authority and produce at the time of verification.

4.8.      The posts are organized into Multi-Zonal cadres i.e., Multi Zone – I & II

M.Z.- I: Consisting of Zones I, II comprising the districts of Srikakulam (SKM), Vizianagaram (VZM), Visakhapatnam(VSP), East Godavari(EG), West Godavari (WG), Krishna (KST).

M.Z.- II: Consisting of Zones III & IV comprising the districts of Guntur (GNT), Prakasham (PKM), SRSP Nellore(NLR), Chittoor (CTR),YSR Kadapa (KDP), Ananthapuramu (ATP) and Kurnool (KNL).

4.9.     Economically Weaker Sections means the persons who are not covered under existing scheme of  reservations for the SCs, the STs and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and whose gross annual family income is below Rs.8.00 lakh are identified as Economically Weaker Sections for the benefit of reservations.   The persons seeking the benefit of reservation under EWS category shall obtain the necessary EWS Certificate issued by the Tahsildar concerned and produce at an appropriate time to the Commission as per G.O.Ms.No:73 GA(SER-D)Dept,Dt:04-08-2021.

4.10. The reservations and relaxations to different categories/communities are applicable only in case of availability of vacancies to the respective category/ community as announced through this notification.


5.1.      Minimum 18 years & Maximum 42 years as on 01/07/2021, as per G.O.Ms.No.52 GA (Ser-A)Dept., Dt.17.06.2020.
N.B.: No person shall be eligible if less than 18 years and is more than 42 years.

5.2.      Age Relaxation is applicable to the categories as detailed below:


STEP-I: Candidate applying for the first time for any notification has to first fill the OTPR application carefully to obtain OTPR ID. While filling the OTPR, the candidate has to ensure that the particulars are filled correctly. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. If candidates choose to modify they may do so by clicking the modify OTPR    make the modification, save them and proceed to STEP-II (If candidates have already registered and have the   OTPR ID,   number then he/she can proceed to STEP-II.)

STEP-II: The applicant has to login in the Commission’s website with the user name (OTPR
ID) and the password set by candidate. After login, the applicant has to click on the 

“Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s

PAYMENT PROCESS: The applicant now has to click on the payment link against the notification number that he wants to apply. The basic details required for calculation of the fee and age relaxation will be pre-populated from the OTPR data. The applicant has to verify all the details that are displayed. Once the payment form is submitted, the respective details (used for calculation of fee and age relaxation) will not be altered in any stage of application processing. Hence, if any details are to be changed, applicant should  use  the  modify  OTPR  link,  modify  the  details,  save  it  and  again  click  on application payment link.

STEP-III: After checking all the data and ensuring that the data is correct the applicant has to fill application specific data such as Local/Non Local status, white card details etc., which are also used to calculate the fee. Once all the data is filled appropriately, the applicant has to submit the payment form. On successful submission, the payment reference ID is generated and is displayed on the screen. By clicking “OK” the applicant is shown the various payment options where he/she can select any one among them and complete the payment process as given on the screen.

STEP-IV:  Once   the   payment  is   successful,  payment  reference  ID   is   generated. Candidates can note the payment reference ID for future correspondence. Thereafter the applicant is directed to the application form. Applicant should provide the payment reference Id generated along with the other details required for filing the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and fees relaxations details will be pre-populated from the data submitted in the payment form for respective notification). The applicant should check the data displayed thoroughly and should fill the application specific fields like qualification details, examination centre etc., carefully and submit the application form. Once the application is submitted successfully then application receipt is generated. The applicant is requested to print and save the application receipt for future reference/correspondence.

NOTE:  Applicant shall note that the data displayed from OTPR at the time of submitting the application will be considered for the purpose of this notification only. Any changes made by the applicant to OTPR data at a later date shall not be considered for the notification on hand.

STEP-V: In  any  case  if  the  payment process is  not  submitted  successfully, then  the applicant should start the fresh payment process as mentioned in STEP-II.

STEP-VI: Once the application is submitted successfully, correction in application form will be enabled. The corrections can be made in the application form itself.   Fields which affect the name, fee and age relaxations are not enabled for corrections.


A. The Commission is not responsible, for any omissions by the applicant in bio-data particulars while submitting the application form online. The applicants are therefore, advised to strictly follow the instructions given in the user guide before submitting the application.

B. All the candidates are requested to submit their application with correct data.  It is noticed that some of  the candidates are requesting for change in the data, after submission of the application.   It is informed that such requests shall be allowed on payment of Rs.100/- (Rupees hundred only) for each correction.  However changes are not allowed for name, fee and age relaxation. No manual application for corrections shall be entertained. Corrections in the application will be enabled after the last date of the submission of application and will be allowed up to 7 days only from the last date of applications.

C. The particulars furnished by the applicant in the application form will be taken as final. Candidates should, therefore, be very careful in uploading / submitting the application form online.

D. Incomplete/incorrect application form will be summarily rejected. The information if any furnished by the candidate subsequently will not be entertained by the Commission under any circumstances. Applicants should be careful in filling-up the application form and submission. If any lapse is detected during the scrutiny, the candidature will be rejected even though he/she comes to the final stage of recruitment process or even at a later stage and also liable for punishment as per Para 14.1 of this notification.

E. Before uploading/submission application form, the candidates should carefully ensure his/her eligibility for this examination. No relevant column of the application form should be left blank; otherwise application form will not be accepted. 

PARA - 7: (a) FEE:

7.1 Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) towards application processing fee and Rs 120/- (Rupees one hundred and twenty only) towards examination fee.
7.2 However, the  following categories of  candidates are  exempted from  payment of examination fee Rs.120/- only.

i)          SC, ST, BC,

ii)         Families having household supply white card issued by civil supplies Department, A.P.
Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)

iii) Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept., dated:    18/10/1996 should submit declaration at an appropriate time to the Commission.
iv)        Applicants belonging to the categories mentioned above hailing from other States are
not entitled for exemption from payment of fee and not entitled for claiming any kind of reservation.

v) Candidates belonging to other States shall pay the prescribed fee of Rs.120/-(Rupees one hundred and twenty only), along with processing fee of Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) through different channels as indicated at Para-6. Otherwise such applications will not be considered and no correspondence on this will be entertained.

7.3       b) MODE OF PAYMENT OF FEE:

i) The Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid online using Payment Gateway using Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card.   The list of Banks providing service for the purpose of online remittance of Fee will be available on the Website.

ii)     The fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances.
Failure to pay the examination fee and application fee (in non-exempt case) will entail total rejection of application.
iii)    IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted.
iv)    In case of corrections Rs.100/- per correction will be charged. However changes are
not allowed for Name, Fee and age relaxation.


The Scheme & Syllabus for the examination has been shown in Annexure-II.


The centres of examination will be announced separately. The applicant may choose the Test centre with three preferences. However the Commission reserves the right to allot the applicant to any centre of examination depending on the availability of the resources like centers / systems.


10.1.     The Commission would publish the key on its website after conduct of the examination.
Any objections with regard to the key / questions shall be filed within one week after publication of the key in the prescribed proforma available in the website.

10.2.     The objections received in the prescribed proforma and within due date will be referred to expert Committee for opinion and to take appropriate decision thereon by the Commission.  As per decision of the Commission a revised key will be hosted and further objections only in respect of keys that are revised would be called for a period of three working days from the date of publication of revised key.  No further objections on original key will be entertained at this stage. The matter will again be referred to experts, taking into consideration the opinion of expert Committee and the final key would be hosted on website based on the decision of the Commission.

10.3.     The objections if any would be examined and the decision of the Commission in this regard shall be final. Any objection filed after expiry of specified time from the date of publication of key / revised key would not be entertained.

11.1.    Vacancies: The recruitment will be made to the vacancies notified only. There shall be no waiting list as per G.O. Ms. No. 81, General Administration (Ser. A) Department, Dated
22/02/1997, G.O.Ms.No.544, General Administration (Ser.A) Department, Dated:04.12.1998 and Rule 6 of APPSC Rules of procedure. In any case, no cognizance will be taken by 

Commission of any vacancies arising or reported after the completion of the selection and recruitment process or the last date as decided by the Commission as far as this Notification is concerned, and these will be further dealt with as per G.O. & Rule cited above. As per G.O.Ms.No:139 Finance HR (I) Planning Policy Dept., dt:28/07/2016  Rule 7 of APPSC Rules of procedure regarding relinquished vacancies has been deleted.
11.2.    The  recruitment will  be  processed as  per  this  notification and  as  per  the  Rules  and Instructions issued by the Government and also as decided by the Commission from time to time in terms of G.O.Ms.No. 339 Revenue(SS) Department Dated 07-07-1995, G.O Ms. No. 1066 Revenue(SS2) Department Dated 26-10-2003, G.O Ms. No. 141 Revenue(SS.2) Department Dated 28-01-2005, Memo. No. 1800/SS.2/2008-1, Rev.(SS.2) Department, Dated: 10-04-2008  and Special Rules / Adhoc Rules Governing the recruitment and other related GOs, Rules etc., are applicable.
11.3.    Rules: The various conditions and criteria prescribed herein are governed by the A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules, 1996 read with the relevant Special Rules applicable to any particular service in the departments.
11.4.    The  Commission  is  empowered  under  the  provisions  of  Article  315  and  320  of  the Constitution of India read with relevant laws, rules, regulations and executive instructions and all other enabling legal provisions in this regard to conduct examination for appointment to the posts notified herein, duly following the principle of order of merit as per Rule 3(vi) of the APPSC Rules of Procedure read with relevant statutory provisions and ensuring that the whole recruitment and selection process is carried out with utmost regard  to  secrecy  and  confidentiality so  as  to  ensure  that  the  principle  of  merit  is scrupulously followed.

11.5.    Scheme is  prescribed as per  G.O.Ms.No.201, Finance (HR-l Plg.& Policy) Department, Dated: 21.12.2017.
11.6.    The persons already in Government Service/ Autonomous bodies/ Government aided institutions etc., whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees are however required to inform, in writing, to their Head of Office/ Department that they have applied for this recruitment.
11.7.    A candidate shall be disqualified for appointment, if he himself or through relations or friends or any others has canvassed or endeavored to enlist for his candidature, extraneous support, whether from official or non-official sources for appointment to this service.

11.8.    The Degrees through Open Universities / Distance Education mode shall required to have recognition  by  the  Distance  Education  Council,  Government  of  India.  Unless  such Degrees have been recognised by the D.E.C. they will not be accepted for purpose of Educational Qualification. The onus, in case of doubt, of Proof of recognition by the D.E.C. that their Degrees / Universities have been recognised, rests with the candidate. Candidates  may  also  refer   G.O.R.T.No.143,  Higher  Education  (EC)  Dept.,  Dated:
11.07.2018 and the Supreme Court judgment CA Nos.17869 -17870/2017 dated: 03.11.2017 in this connection.
PARA- 12 The candidate shall go through the Annexures appended to the notification before filling the application form

Annexure- I- Break up of vacancies Annexure- II- Scheme & Syllabus Annexure- III- Instructions to candidates Annexure- IV- LIST OF SC / ST /BC’s

13.1. The selection to this recruitment notification will be based on the Merit in the written Exam to be held as per the Scheme and Syllabus shown at Annexure - II.   The selection of candidates for appointment to the post will be made on the basis of Written Examination.
13.2.    Appearance  in  all  the  papers  of  examination  (computer  based  test)  is  compulsory.
Absence  in  any  of  the  papers  will  automatically  render  the  disqualification  of  the candidature.

13.3.    The standard for the examination and the cut off marks for various categories for selection shall be fixed by the Commission. However the candidates have to secure minimum qualifying  marks  to  be  short  listed  for  selection  against  respective vacancies.      The minimum qualifying marks for the vacancies notified under different categories are as follows as per G.O.Ms.No.103, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., dt.03.02.1967.

1. Open competition & EWS 40%
2. Backward Class 35%
3. SCs, STs & PHs 30%
N.B.:  Mere  securing  of  minimum  qualifying  marks  does  not  confer  any  right  to  the
candidate for being considered to the selection. 

13.4.    The claims of members of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Section and Women as the case may be, shall also be considered for the vacancies earmarked for open competition, which shall be filled on the basis of open competition.     In respect of social reservations viz., Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, the vertical reservation will be applicable and the number of appointments reserved for that category shall in no way be affected during the period the reservation for that category is in force. In case of women, the horizontal reservation is applicable in terms of G.O.Ms.No.63, GA (Ser-D) Dept., dated: 17.04.2018.

13.5.    In the event of Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribe candidates not coming up for selection with the existing minimum prescribed for selection in the competitive examination conducted by the APPSC their selection shall be considered on the basis of rank with reference to their performance in the written competitive examination irrespective of the marks secured, as per G.O.Ms.No.631, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., dt.05.09.1977.
13.6.    Where the candidates get equal number of marks in the main examination if two or more candidates get  equal  total  number  of  marks,  those  candidates shall  be  bracketed. Candidates within the same bracket shall then be ranked 1, 2, 3 etc., according to age i.e., oldest being considered for admission. In case there is tie in age, the person who possesses educational qualification at earlier date would be considered.

13.7.    With regard to situation where there is deletion of questions, if any, from any paper, scaling (proportionate increase) would be done for that particular part of the paper to the maximum marks prescribed for the paper and the marks would be rounded off to 2 decimals to determine the merit of the candidate.

13.8.    While the Commission calls for preference of candidates in respect of multi zones etc., in the application form, it is hereby clarified that the said preferences are only indicative for being considered to the extent possible but not binding or limiting the Commission’s powers under Article 315 and 320 of the Constitution of India. Therefore, the Commission has  the  power  to  assign  a  candidate  to  any  of  the  notified  posts  for  which  he  is considered to be qualified and eligible, subject to fulfilling the selection criterion. Mere claim of preference for any multi zone for allotment against vacancy does not confer a right to selection for that multi zone in general.

13.9.    The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification, and if he/she is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity.

13.10.  ANSWER KEY AND MARKS: Answer key would be published on the website. No separate memorandum of marks would be issued.


14.1.    Candidates should make sure of their eligibility to the post applied for and that the declaration made by them in the format of application regarding their eligibility is correct in  all  respects.     Any  candidate  furnishing  in-correct  information  or  making  false declaration regarding his/her eligibility at any stage or suppressing any information  is liable   TO   BE   DEBARRED  UPTO   FIVE   YEARS   FROM   APPEARING  FOR   ANY   OF   THE EXAMINATIONS CONDUCTED BY THE COMMISSION, and summary rejection of their candidature for this recruitment.

14.2.    The  Penal  Provisions  of  Act  25/97  published  in  the  A.P.  Gazette  No.  35,  Part-IV.B Extraordinary dated: 21/08/1997 shall be invoked if malpractice and unfair means are noticed at any stage of the recruitment. Further candidates shall be liable for penalty as per G.O.Ms.No.385, G.A. (Ser. A) Dept., Dt.18/10/2016. The Chief Superintendent of the examination centre is authorized to take decision in case of malpractice or usage of unfair means or creation of disturbance or use of physical force by any candidate and report the matter to the competent authority as well as register a police case.

14.3.    The Commission is vested with the Constitutional duty of conducting recruitment and selection as per rules duly maintaining utmost secrecy and confidentiality in this process and any attempt by anyone causing or likely to cause breach of this constitutional duty in such manner or by such action as to violate or likely to violate the fair practices followed and ensured by the Commission will be sufficient cause for rendering such questionable means as ground for debarment and penal consequences as per law and rules as per decision of the Commission.

14.4.    Any  candidate  found  impersonating  or  procuring  impersonation  by  any  person  or resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his / her candidature for selection or obtaining support of candidature by any means, such a candidate may in addition to rendering himself/ herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable to be debarred permanently from any exam or selection held by the Service Commissions in the country. 


(a) The use of any mobile (even in switched off mode), calculator or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc., or camera or blue tooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination is strictly prohibited.   Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.

(b) Candidates are advised, in their own interest, not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safe – keeping cannot be assured.


The decision of the Commission in all aspects and all respects pertaining to the application and its acceptance or rejection as the case may be, conduct of examination and at all consequent stages culminating in the selection or otherwise of any candidate shall be final in all respects and binding on all concerned, under the powers vested with it under Article 315 and 320 of the Constitution of India. Commission also reserves its right to alter and modify the terms and conditions laid down in the notification for conducting the various stages up to selection or withdraw the notification at any time duly intimating details thereof to all concerned, as warranted by any unforeseen circumstances arising during the course of this process, or as deemed necessary by the Commission at any stage.

Note :1. As per G.O.Ms.No.277, GA (SC & ST CELL .B) Dept., dated: 22.03.1976 and G.O.Ms.No.23 Backward  Class  (Welfare) Dept.,  dated:  18.03.1996 the carry forward vacancies to be filled first by a relevant community candidate in succeeding recruitment.

2. O.C - Open Competition , SC  - Scheduled Caste,  ST  - Scheduled Tribe, BC – Backward Classes; VH-Visually Handicapped, HH- Hearing Handicapped, OH-Orthopedically Handicapped, EWS- Economically Weaker Sections. 


1.          Events of national and international importance.
2.          Current affairs- international, national and regional.
3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science& Technology and information Technology.
4.           Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on
Andhra Pradesh. (Starts from 1707 AD)
5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
6.          Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on
Andhra Pradesh.
7.          Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies,
Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster.
9.          Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
10.        Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
11.        Data Analysis:
a) Tabulation of data
b) Visual representation of data
c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation
12.        Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social,
Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.

Paper - II

1.   Strength of Materials, Theory of Structures and Designs.
Strength of materials:  Simple stresses and strains, Principal stresses and strains, shear force and Bending moment of determinate beams, Deflection of beams, Momemt-Area Method and Conjugate Beam Method, Direct, flexural and shear stresses in the determinate beams, torsion of circular shafts, columns and struts.
Theory of structures:   Propped cantilever and fixed beams. Castigliano’sI and II theorems.
Deflection of determinate pin jointed trusses. slope-deflection, Moment distribution and Kani’s
methods of analyses applied for indeterminate beams and rigid frames (Single bay two storey and Two bay single storey rigid frames) including settlement of supports and supports at different levels subjected to gravity and lateral loads.
Influence Lines:  Influence Line Diagram (ILD) for simply supported beams subjected to Point loads, uniformly distributed load (udl). Shear force and Bending moment at a section using the concept of ILD. Absolute maximum bending moment for the given loads. Influence lines for
determinate Trusses. 

Arches:Three hinged and two hinged parabolic and circular arches. Influence lines for three and two hinged parabolic arches.
Steel structures:   Limit State Design. Design of Bolted and Welded Connections. Design of simple and compound beams. Design of Tension Members. Design of  Compression Members. Laced and battened columns. Design of column bases and footings.
Reinforced Concrete Structures:  Design of singly, doubly reinforced and T-beams, Design of one way and two way slab, Design of long and short columns, design of rectangular and the
combined footings only for two columns.
Pre-stressed concrete:  Methods of pre-stressing, pre-tensioned and post-tensioned numbers, analysis and design of sections for flexures, losses in pre-stressing.

2.   Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Fluid Mechanics
Soil Mechanics: Volume relationships, index properties of soil, soil classification, Permeability, Seepage and quick sand condition, Flow nets.Co-efficient of compressibility, consolidation settlement, pre-consolidation pressure, Compaction of soil, field compaction control.Mohr’s Coulomb failure theory, effective stress, shear tests and shear parameters.

Foundation Engineering: Rankine’s and Coulomb’s earth pressure theories, earth pressure on retaining walls with horizontal and sloping back fill.Slope stability by Swedish circle and Friction circle method, Taylor’s Stability number, Terzaghi’sand Mayerhof’s bearing capacity analysis, general and local shear failure, effect of water table on bearing capacity.Types and selection of footings, settlement computation,Boussinesq’sand Westergaard’sequation for vertical stresses in soil, pressure bulb, Vertical stress in soil due to uniformly distributed load on circular area, Newmark’s influence chart.

Fluid    Mechanics:Fluid   properties,    Fluid    pressure,    Fluidflow,    equation    of    continuity,
Euler’s, Energy and Momentum equations, free and forced vertices, Venturimeter, Notches
&Wiers.Laminar flow through circular tubes, Reynold’s experiments, Flow through pipes, hydraulic gradient and total energy lines, pipes in series and parallel, syphon, Major and Minor losses in pipes.Open channel Flow, uniform and non-uniform flows, specific energy and critical
depth, Rapidly varied flow – hydraulic jump, Gradually varied flow.Boundary layers –Laminar and turbulent boundary layers, laminar sub-layer, smooth and rough boundaries, drag and lift.Dimensional analysis and similitude: Types of similarities, undistorted and distorted models.

3.   Building Materials, Construction scheduling
Building materials: Timber, stones, bricks, sand, limes, cement, paints, varnishes and damp proofing material.Brick work for walls, types of brick bonds, design of brick masonry walls as per IS code, detailing of walls, floors, roofs, ceilings, stair cases, doors and windows, finishing of buildings – plastering, pointing and painting – IS codes.Use of Ferro cement, fiber – reinforced and  polymer concrete in  construction, building estimates and  specifications.Construction Scheduling, PERT and CPM methods.

4.    Surveying and Photogrammetric Surveying:
General  surveying  –  chain,  compass  and  plane  table  survey.Levelling  and  contouring, Estimation of earth work.Theodolite survey, Computation of areas by co-ordinate system. Curves:  Types  of  curves  and  elements  of  curves.Tacheometric  Surveying:  Stadia  and tangential methods of Tacheometry,Modern Surveying Methods: Principle and types of E.D.M. Instruments,  Total  station,  Errors  in  Total  Station  Survey.  Perspective  geometry  of  aerial photograph,  Stereoscopy,  ground   control   extension   for   photographicmapping-  aerial triangulation, radial triangulation, photographic mapping- mapping techniques.

5.   Remote  Sensing,  Geographical Information  Systems  (GIS)  and  Global  Positioning  System
Elements and Terminology in Remote Sensing, Electromagnetic spectrum, Energy Sources, Energy Interactions with Earth Surface Features and Atmosphere, Resolution, Sensors and Satellites, Visual Interpretation Techniques-Basic Elements, Interpretation for Terrain Evaluation, Spectral Properties of Water Bodies. GIS Terminology, GIS Categories, Components of GIS, Fundamental Operations of GIS, A theoretical Framework for GIS, Raster Data Structures, Vector Data Structures. Data Acquisition and Data Input: Existing Data Sets, Developing Own Data, Digitization and Scanning, Pre-processing- Format Conversion, Data Reduction and Generalization, Error Detection and Editing, Merging, Edge Matching, Rectification and Registration, Interpolation. Space segment, control segment, user segment, factors influencing GPS accuracy, GPS positioning. Base line data computation, Coordinate change and satellite positions, GPS receivers. GPS applications.

6.   Water resources and Irrigation Engineering:
Hydrology:   Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, infiltration.   Run-off, hydrograph,  unit  hydrograph,  flood  estimation,  frequency  analysis.Specific yield,  storage coefficient of permeability, confined and unconfined aquifers, radial flow into a well under 

confined and unconfined conditions, recuperation tests.Water Resources Planning:   Single and  multipurpose  projects,  storage  capacity,  zones  of  storage,  reservoir  losses,  reservoir sedimentation, flood routing through reservoirs, economics of water resources projects. Consumptive use of water, Duty and Delta, frequency of irrigation, efficiency of irrigation, Irrigation methods.Types of Dams, Gravity dams,   Principles of design, criteria for stability, control of seepage, Earth dams – Design principles, Spillways, Energy dissipation.Types of canals,   design   of   unlined   canals,   Lacey’s   regime   theory,   Aqueducts   and   super passages.Components of Diversion scheme, Wiers on permeable foundations – Bligh’s and Khosla’s theories.

7.    Environmental and Transportation Engineering:
Population forecast, Analysis of water, Hydrogen-ion concentration, Sedimentation, Coagulation, Chlorination, Methods of disinfection, Break point chlorination, Slow sand, Rapid sand and Pressure filters.Removal of temporary and permanent hardness. Analysis of distribution system using Hardy cross method, general principle of optimal design based on cost and head loss ratio criterion, Maintenance of distribution systems, pumping station and their operation.Methods of carrying refuses, systems of sewarage, Sewers of different materials and shapes, self cleansing velocity, purification of natural streams, empirical formulae used in the design of sewers, deep man holes and their location, Automatic flushing tank, Different types of traps and classification.        Primary  treatment  to  sewage,  carbon  cycle,  B.O.D., C.O.D., and dissolved oxygen, Grit chamber, Detritus tank, skimming tank, sludge digestion process, contact beds, septic tank, imhoff tank, Activated sludge process, sludge volume index.Sources, effects and remedial measures of water, Air and Noise pollutions, particulate and Dust collection devices like internal separators, wet collection devices and electrostatic precipitators.

Highway alignments, width of pavement, camber, types of gradient, Resistance to traction, sight distances, Super elevation and centrifugal ratio.Water Bound Macadam Road, Bituminous and cement concrete Roads, Flexible and rigid pavements, types of study for traffic, Road parking, Road accidents and traffic regulation, inter sections and rotary.Rails, creep of rails, balast, sleepers, Fastenings and Fixtures, Gauges, Turnouts, Crossings, Types of crossings, Railway track, drainage, Maintenance of track components, Traffic signals, Station yards and Machinery, station buildings, Platform sidings, turn tables, signal and inter locking, level crossing and necessary precautions.Take-off and landing distances, characteristics of jet air craft, selection of site for air port, Survey for selection of site, Wind rose diagram, Run way width, length and design criteria, standard for general aviation. Design of Taxi-way. 


A.1.   The applicants are required to go through the user guide and satisfy themselves as to their eligibility for this recruitment carefully before applying and enter the particulars completely online.

A.2.    Applicant must compulsorily fill-up all relevant columns of application and submit application through website only. The particulars made available in the website will be processed through computer and the eligibility decided in terms of notification and confirmed accordingly.

A.3.    The applications received online in the prescribed proforma available in the website and within the time shall only be considered and the Commission will not be held responsible for any kind of delay/discrepancy on part of the candidate.

A.4.     Applicants  must  compulsorily  upload  his/her  own  scanned  photo  and  signature through .jpg format.

A.5.   The applicants should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or suppress any material information while making an application through website.

A.6.    Important:-Hand written/typed/Photostat copies/printed application form will not be entertained.

A.7.    The applicant shall produce all the essential certificates issued by the competent authority, for verification by the commission, as and when called for. If candidates fail to produce the same, his/her candidature shall be rejected / disqualified without any further correspondence.

A.8.    The following certificate formats are available on the Commission’s Website

( for reference.

A.8.1.  Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate

A.8.2.  Declaration by the Un-Employed

A.8.3.  School Study Certificate

A.8.4.  Certificate of Residence

A.8.5.  Medical Certificate for the Blind

A.8.6. Certificate of Hearing Disability and Hearing Assessment

A.8.7.  Medical Certificate in respect of Orthopedically Handicapped Candidates

A.8.8.   Creamy Layer Certificate

A.8.9.   Local status certificate (if applicable)


B.1.   The   candidates   should   take   their   seats   at   the   prescribed   time   before   the commencement of the examination. Biometric identification would be conducted before entry into examination hall. The entry time would be mentioned in the hall ticket. Late entry after the given entry time would not be allowed. Candidates should not leave the examination hall till the expiry of fulltime. Loaning and interchanging of articles among the candidates is  not permitted in  the  examination hall. Electronic devices including cell phones and pagers are not allowed in the examination hall.

B.2.   The starting time of each examination paper and the entry time would be mentioned in the hall ticket

B.3.   Candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall till the expiry of full time.
If any candidate leaves the examination hall in the middle, he would be disqualified. If there is any problem with computer system, the candidates have to wait without talking to others till  the system is  restored. In  case of  any violation, the candidate will  be disqualified.

B.4.   The examination link with the login screen will already be available on your system.
Please inform the invigilator if this is not the case.

B.5.   10 minutes prior to the exam, you’ll be prompted to login. Please type the Login ID (Roll No) and the Password (Password for Candidate will be given on exam day) to proceed further. 

B.6.   Invigilator  will  announce  the  password  15  minutes  before  commencement  of  the

B.7.   Copying or noting down questions and/or options is not allowed. Severe action will be taken if  any candidate is found noting down the questions and/or options.

B.8.   After logging in, your screen will display:

*Profile Information - Check the details & click on “I Confirm” or “I Deny”.

*Detailed exam instructions - Please read and understand thoroughly.

*Please click on the “I am ready to Begin” button, after reading the instructions.

B.9.   You have to use the mouse to answer the multiple choice type questions with FOUR
alternative answers.

B.10. To answer any numerical answer type question, you need to use the virtual numeric key pad and the mouse.

B.11. On the online exam question screen, the timer will display the balance time remaining for the completion of exam.

B.12. The question numbers are color coordinated and of different shapes based on the process of recording your response:  White (Square) - For un-attempted questions.  Red (Inverted Pentagon) - For unanswered questions.   Green (Pentagon) - For attempted questions.  Violet (Circle) - Question marked by candidate for review, to be answered later.  Violet (Circle with a Tick mark) - Question answered and marked by candidate for review.

B.13. After answering a question, click the SAVE & NEXT button to save your response and move onto the next question.

B.14. Click on Mark for Review & NEXT to mark your question for review, and then go to the next question.

B.15. To  clear  any  answer  chosen  for  a  particular  question,  please  click  on  the  CLEAR RESPONSE button.

B.16. A summary of each section, (i.e. questions answered, not answered, marked for review) is available for each section. You have to place the cursor over the section name for this summary.

B.17. In  case  you  wish  to  view  a  larger  font  size,  please  inform  the  Invigilator.  On  the Invigilator's confirmation, click on the font size you wish to select. The font size will be visible on the top.

B.18. You may view INSTRUCTIONS at any point of time during exam, by clicking on the
INSTRUCTIONS button on your screen.

B.19. The SUBMIT button will be activated after 150 Minutes. Please keep checking the timer on your screen.

B.20. In case of automatic or manual log out, all your attempted responses will be saved.
Also, the exam will start from the time where it had stopped.

B.21. You will be provided a blank sheet for rough work. Do write your Login ID and Password on it. Please ensure that you return it to the invigilator at the end of the exam after tearing only the password from it.

B.22. Please don’t touch the key board as your exam ID will get locked. If your ID gets locked, please inform a nearby invigilator who will help in unlocking your ID and then you can continue with the exam.
B.23. Please inform the invigilator in case of any technical issues. B.24. Please do not talk to or disturb other candidates.
B.25. In case you are carrying articles other than the admit card, photo identity proof and pen, please leave them outside the exam room.
B.26. You cannot leave exam room before submitting the paper. Please inform the invigilator if you want to use the wash room.


C.1.    If the candidate notices any discrepancy printed on the Hall ticket, as to community, date  of  birth  etc.,  he/she  may  immediately bring  it  to  the  notice  of  Commission’s officials/Chief Superintendent in the examination centre and necessary corrections can be made in the Nominal Roll, in the Examination Hall against his/her Hall Ticket Number for being verified by the Commission’s Office.

C.2.   The  candidate should  satisfy  the  Invigilator of  his/her  identity  with  reference to  the signature and photographs available on the Nominal Rolls and Hall Ticket. 

C.3.   The candidates should take their seats at the given time before the commencement of the examination and are not to be allowed after the scheduled time.  The time  of Examination and entry time would be mentioned in the hall ticket.  Late entry after the given entry time would not be allowed. Candidates should not leave the examination hall till the expiry of fulltime.

C.4.    The candidates must note that his/her admission to the examination is strictly provisional.
The mere fact that an Admission to the examination does not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission or that the entries made by the candidate in his/her application have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. The candidates have to be found suitable after verification of original certificates; and other eligibility criteria. The Applicants have to upload his/her scanned recent colour passport photo and signature to the Application Form. Failure to produce the same photograph, if required, at the time of interview/ verification, may lead to disqualification. Hence the candidates are advised not to change their appearance till the recruitment process is complete.

C.5.   The candidates are not allowed to bring any Electronic devices such as mobile / cell phones, programmable calculators, tablets, iPad, Bluetooth, pagers, watches or any other computing devices to examination Hall. Loaning and interchanging of articles among the candidates is not permitted in the examination hall and any form of malpractice will not be permitted in the exam hall.

C.6.   The candidates are expected to behave in orderly and disciplined manner while writing the examination. Their candidature will be rejected in case of impersonation/ disorder/ rowdy behaviour during Examination and necessary F.I.R. for this incident will be lodged with concerned Police Station. The Chief Superintendent of the centre is authorized to take spot decision in this matter.

C.7.  Candidates trying to use unfair means shall be disqualified from the selection. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from the candidates.

C.8.   The  Penal  Provisions  of  Act  25/97  published  in  the  A.P.  Gazette  No.  35,  Part-IV.B Extraordinary dated: 21/08/1997 shall be invoked if malpractice and unfair means are noticed at any stage of the Examination. Action will be taken to penalize as per G.O.Ms.No.385, G.A. (Ser. A) Dept., Dt.18/10/2016.

C.9.  (a) Wherever the candidates are totally blind, they will be provided a scribe to write the examination and 20 minutes extra time is permitted to them per hour. Eligible candidates are also allowed to bring their own scribe after due intimation to the Commission after duly providing the full identification details of the scribe like name, address and appropriate proof of identification.

(b)  The  applicants  shall  upload  the  certificate  relating  to  percentage  of  disability  for considering the appointment of scribe in the examination.

(c)  An extra time of 20 minutes per hour is also permitted for the candidates with   locomotor disability and CEREBRAL PALSY where dominant (writing) extremity is   affected for the extent slowing the performance of function (Minimum of 40% impairment). No scribe is allowed to such candidates.

(d)   The candidate as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking conforming to the rules applicable

C.10. In case the Hall-Ticket is without photo or too small, he/she should affix a passport size photo on Hall-ticket and appear by duly getting attested by Gazetted Officer. He/she shall handover similar photo for each paper to Chief Superintendent for affixing the same on the Nominal Rolls.
C.11.  The candidate will not be admitted to the examination Hall without procedural formalities. C.12.  The  candidate  admission  to  the  Examination  is  provisional,  subject  to  the  eligibility,
confirmation/satisfaction of conditions laid down in this notification.

C.13. The candidates should put his/ her signature and get the signature of the invigilator at the appropriate places in the Nominal Roll or OMR Answer Sheet.

C.14.  Instructions to be followed scrupulously in the Examination Hall. 

LIST OF SCHEDULED CASTES (Definition 28 of General Rule - 2) SCHEDULE –  I

(Substituted with effect from 27-07-1977 through G.O.Ms.No. 838,    G.A. (Services-D) Department, dated 15/12/1977)
1      Adi Andhra
2      Adi Dravida
3      Anamuk
4      Aray Mala
5      Arundhatiya
6      Arwa Mala
7      Bariki
8      Bavuri
9 Beda Jangam, Budga Jangam (In Districts of Hyderabad,Rangareddy, Mahaboobnagar, Adilabad, Nizamabad,Medak,Karimnagar,Warangal, Khammam and Nalgonda)*
10    Bindla
11    Byagara, Byagari*
12    Chachati
13    Chalavadi
14    Chamar, Mochi, Muchi, Chamar-Ravidas, Chamar-Rohidas*
15    Chambhar
16    Chandala
17    Dakkal, Dokkalwar
18    Dandasi
19    Dhor
20    Dom, Dombara, Paidi, Pano
21    Ellamalwar, Yellammalawandlu
22    Ghasi, Haddi, Relli, Chachandi
23 Godagali, Godagula(in the Districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram & Vishakapatnam) *
24    Godari
25    Gosangi
26    Holeya
27    Holeya Dasari
28    Jaggali
29    Jambuwulu
30    Kolupulvandlu, Pambada, Pambanda, Pambala *
31    Madasi Kuruva, Madari Kuruva
32    Madiga
33    Madiga Dasu, Mashteen
34    Mahar
35    Mala, Mala Ayawaru *
36    Mala Dasari
37    Mala Dasu
38    Mala Hannai
39    Mala Jangam
40    Mala Masti
41    Mala Sale, Netkani
42    Mala Sanyasi
43    Mang
44    Mang Garodi
45    Manne
46    Mashti
47    Matangi
48    Mahter
49    Mitha Ayyalvar
50    Mundala
51    Paky, Moti, Thoti
52    (Omitted)*
53    Pamidi
54    Panchama, Pariah
55    Relli
56    Samagara
57    Samban 

58    Sapru
59    Sindhollu, Chindollu
60     Yatala (Srikakulam Dist. Only) Memo No. 8183/CV-1/2006-10 SW (CV-I) Dept., Dt.
61 Valluvan * (Chittoor and Nellore Dist. Only) Memo No. 8183/CV-1/2006-      10 SW (CV-I) Dept., Dt. 31/03/2008
* As for the Constitution (Scheduled Caste) orders (Second Amendment) Act 2002, Act No.
61 of 2002


1. Andh, Sadhu Andh *
2. Bagata
3. Bhil
4. Chanchu (Chenchwar omitted) *
5. Gadabas, Boda Gadaba, Gutob Gadaba, Kallayi Gadaba, Parangi Gadaba, Kathera
Gadaba, Kapu Gadaba *
6. Gond, Naikpod, Rajgond, Koitur *
7. Goudu (in the Agency tracts)
8. Hill Reddis
9. Jatapus
10. Kammara
11. Kattunayakan
12. Kolam, Kolawar *
13. Konda Dhoras, Kubi *
14. Konda Kapus
15. Konda Reddis
16. Kondhs, Kodi, Kodhu, Desaya Kondhs, Dongria Kondhs, Kuttiya Konds, Tikiria Khondhs, Yenity Khondhs, Kuvinga *
17.  Kotia, Bentho Oriya,  Bartika,  Dulia, Holva, Sanrona, Sidhopaiko (Dhulia,Paiko,Putiya- omitted *)
18.  Koya, Doli Koya, Gutta Koya, Kammara Koya, Musara Koya, Oddi Koya, Pattidi Koya, Rajah, Rasha Koya, Lingadhari Koya (Ordinary), Kottu Koya, Bhine Koya, Raj  Koya (Goud-omitted *)
19. Kulia
20. Malis (excluding Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Warangal District)
21. Manna Dhora
22. Nayaks (in the Agency tracts)
23. Mukha Dhora, Nooka Dhora
24. Pardhan
25. Porja, Parangi Perja
26. Reddi Dhoras
27. Rona, Rena
28. Savaras, Kapu Savaras, Maliya Savaras, Khutto Savaras
29. Sugalis, Lambadis, Banjara *
30. Thoti (in Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Warangal Districts)
31. Valmiki (in the Scheduled Areas of Vishakapatnam, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East
Godavari and West Godavari Districts *)
32.  Yenadis, Chella Yenadi, Kappala Yenadi, Manchi Yenadi, Reddi Yenadi *
33. Yerukulas, Koracha, Dabba Yerukula, Kunchapuri Yerukula, Uppu Yerukula *
34. Nakkala Kurivikaran (Nakkala – A.P. Gazette, Part – III (B) Central          Acts ordinance and
Regulations Issue No. 05 Dt. 02/10/2003 )
35.  Dhulia, Paiko, Putiya (in the districts of Vishakapatnam, Vizianagaram *)

* As for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act 2002, Act
No. 10 of 2003 

(Amended from time to time as on 31/08/2007)

Aboriginal Tribes, Vimuktha Jathis, Nomadic and Semi Nomadic Tribes etc.,
1. Agnikulakshatriya,  Palli,   Vadabalija,   Besta,   jalari,   Gangavar,   Gangaputra,   Goondla, Vanyakulakshatriya (Vannekapu, Vannereddi, Pallikapu, Pallireddy Neyyala and Pattapu)
*Mudiraj / Mutrasi / Tenugollu, The G.O. Ms.No. 15 BCW(C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009 is suspended. Hence the inclusion of Mudiraj / Mutrasi / Tenugollu is   suspended)vide Hon’ble A.P. High Court orders in WP No. 2122/2009    dated: 29-04- 2009.
2.          Balasanthu, Bahurupi
3.          Bandara
4.          Budabukkala
5.          Rajaka (Chakali Vannar)
6. Dasari (formerly engaged in bikshatana) (amended vide G.O.Rt.No. 32, BCW(M1) Department, dated 23/02/1995)
7.          Dommara
8.          Gangiredlavaru
9.          Jangam (whose traditional occupation is begging)
10.       Jogi
11.       Katipapala
12.       Korcha
13.       Lambada or Banjara in Telangana Area
(deleted and included in S.T. list vide G.O.Ms.No. 149, SW, dated 3/5/1978)
14.       Medari or Mahendra
15.       Mondivaru, Mondibanda, Banda
16.       Nayee Brahmin (Mangali), Mangala and Bajantri
(amended vide G.O.Ms.No. 1, BCW(M1) Department, dated 6/1/1996)
17.       Nakkala (Deleted vide G.O. Ms. No. 21, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 20/06/2011)
18.       Vamsha Raj (amended vide G.O.Ms.No. 27, BCW(M1) Department, dated
23/06/1995 deleting the Original name Pitchiguntla)
19.       Pamula
20.       Pardhi (Mirshikari)
21.       Pambala
22. Peddammavandlu,     Devaravandlu,     Yellammavandlu,     Mutyalammavandlu (Dammali, Dammala, Dammula, Damala Castes confined to Srikakulam dist. Vide G.O.Ms. No.: 9 BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 9/04/2008)
23. Veeramushti (Nettikotala), Veera bhadreeya (Amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 62, BCW (M1) Dept., Dt. 10/12/1996)
24. Valmiki boya (Boya, Bedar, Kirataka, Nishadi, Yellapi, Pedda Boya)        Talayari and Chunduvallu
(G.O.Ms. No. 124, SW, Dt. 24.06.85) Yellapi and Yellapu are one and the same
amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 61, BCW(M1) Dept., Dt. 05.12.1996)
25.       Yerukalas in Telangana area (deleted and included in the list of S.Ts)
26.       Gudala
27.       Kanjara - Bhatta
28.       Kalinga (Kinthala deleted vide G.O.Ms. No. 53, SW, Dt. 07.03.1980)
29.       Kepmare or Reddika
30.       Mondipatta
31.       Nokkar
32.       Pariki Muggula
33.       Yata
34.       Chopemari
35.       Kaikadi
36.       Joshinandiwalas
37.       Odde (Oddilu, Vaddi, Vaddelu)
38.       Mandula (Govt. Memo No. 40-VI/70-1, Edn., Dt. 10.02.1972)
39.       Mehator (Muslim) (Govt. Memo No. 234 -VI/72-2, Edn., Dt.
05.07.1972). 40. Kunapuli (Govt. Memo No. 1279/P1/74-10,    E&SW, Dt. 03.08.1975)
41.       Patra (included in G.O. Ms. No. 8, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 28.08.2006)
42. kurakula of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam Districts only. Included vide in G.O.MS.No. 26 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
43. Pondara of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, and Visakhapatnam Districts only. Included vide G.O.MS.No. 28 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
44.       Samanthula, Samantha, sountia, Sauntia of Srikakulam District only. Included vide
G.O.MS.No. 29 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
45.       pala-Ekari, Ekila, Vyakula, Ekiri, Nayanivaru, Palegaru, Tolagari, Kavali of Chit 

46. tor, Cuddapah, Kurnool, Anantapur, Nellore, Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts only. Included Vide G.O. MS. No. 23 B.C. W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
47.       Rajannala, Rajannalu of Karimnagar, Warangal, Nizamabad and Adilabad
Districts only. (included in vide G.O.Ms. No. 44 B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008).
48. Bukka Ayyavars, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 6 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009.
49.       Gotrala, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 7 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana Region only.
50. Kasikapadi / Kasikapudi, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 8 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Nizamabad, Mahaboobnagar and Adilabad Districts of Telangana
Region only.
51.       Siddula, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 9 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana Region only.
52. Sikligar / Saikalgar, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 10 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009.
53.       Poosala included vide G.O. Ms.No. 16 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
54.       Aasadula / Asadula, included vide G.O. Ms. No. 13, Backward Classes Welfare
(C2)  Dept.,  Dt.  27/05/2011.  The  area  of  operation  shall  be  confined  to  East
Godavari and West Godavari Districts only.
55.       Keuta/Kevuto/Keviti, included vide G.O. Ms. No. 15, Backward Classes Welfare
(C2) Dept., Dt. 27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined to Srikakulam
District only.
Group-B (Vocational)
1. Achukatlavandlu in the Districts of Visakhapatnam and Guntur confined to Hindus only as amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 8, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 29.03.2000
2. Aryakshatriya, Chittari , Giniyar, Chitrakara, Nakshas (Muchi Telugu Speaking deleted vide G.O. Ms. No. 31, BCW (M1) Dept., 11.06.1996)
3.          Devanga
4. Goud (Ediga) Gouda (Gamella) Kalalee, Goundla, Settibalija of Vishaphapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna Districts and Srisayana (Segidi) – (amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 16, BCW (A1) Dept., dt. 19.06.1997
5.          Dudekula, Laddaf, Pinjari or Noorbash
6.          Gandla, Telikula, Devatilakula (Amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 13, BCW(A1) Dept., dt.
7.          Jandra
8. Kummara or Kulala, Salivahana (Salivahana added vide G.O. Ms. No. 28, BCW(M1) Dept., 24.06.1995)
9.          Karikalabhakthulu, Kaikolan or Kaikala (Sengundam or Sengunther)
10.       Karnabhakthulu
11.       Kuruba or Kuruma
12.       Nagavaddilu
13.       Neelakanthi
14.       Patkar (Khatri)
15.       Perika (Perikabalija, Puragirikshatriya)
16.       Nessi or Kurni
17.       Padmasali (Sali, Salivan, Pattusali, Senapathulu, Thogata Sali)
18.       Srisayana ((sagidi)- deleted and added to Sl.No. 4 of Group-B)
19.       Swakulasali
20.       Thogata, Thogati or Thogataveerakshtriya
21. Viswabrahmin, Viswakarma (Ausula or Kamsali, Kammari, Kanchari Vadla or Vadra or Vadrangi and Silpis) (Viswakarma added vide G.O. Ms. No. 59 BCW(M1) Dept., Dt. 06.12.1995)
22.       Kunchiti, Vakkaliga, Vakkaligara, Kunchitiga of Anantapur Dist. Only vide G.O.
Ms.No. 10 BCW(C-2) Dept., Dt. 9-04-2008
23. Lodh, Lodhi, Lodha of Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Khammam and Adilabad Districts only. Included in Vide G.O.MS.No. 22 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
24.       Bondili (included in vide G.O.Ms. No. 42, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
25. Are Marathi, Maratha(Non-Brahmins), Arakalies and Surabhi Natakalavallu. (included in vide G.O.Ms. No. 40, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
26.       Neeli (included in vide G.O.Ms. No. 43, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008).
27. Budubunjala/Bhunjwa/Bhadbhunja,  included  vide  G.O.Ms.  No.  11,  Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., Dt. 27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined to Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy District only.
28. Gudia/Gudiya, included  vide  G.O.Ms.  No.  14,  Backward  Classes  Welfare  (C2) Dept.,  Dt.  27/05/2011. The  area  of  operation shall  be  confined to  Srikakulam,
Vizianagaram and Vishakhapatnam, district only.

Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and their progeny
(Substituted in G.O.Ms.No.159, G.A.(Ser.D) Dept., dt. 02/04/1981)

GROUP – D (Other Classes)

1.          Agaru
2. Are-Katika, Katika, Are-Suryavamsi(Are-Suryavamsi added vide G.O. Ms. No. 39, B.C. W(C2) Dept., Dt. 7/08/08)
3.          Atagara
4.          Bhatraju
5.          Chippolu (Mera)
6.          Gavara
7.          Godaba
8.          Hatkar
9.          Jakkala
10.       Jingar
11.       Kandra
12.       Kosthi
13.       Kachi
14. Surya Balija, (Kalavanthulu) Ganika (amended vide G.O.Ms. No. 20, BCW(P2) Dept., Dt. 19.07.1994)
15.       Krishanabalija (Dasari, Bukka)
16.       Koppulavelama
17.       Mathura
18. Mali (Bare, Barai, Marar and Tamboli of all Districts of Telangana Region added as synonyms vide G.O. Ms. No. 3, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 09.01.2004 and G.O. Ms. No. 45, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
19.       Mudiraj / Mutrasi / Tenugollu.
20.       Munnurukapu (Telangana)
21.       Nagavamsam (Nagavamsa) vide G.O.Ms.No. 53, BC Welfare Dept., dated:19/09/1996
22.       Nelli(deleted vide G.O.Ms. No. 43, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
23.       Polinativelmas of Srikakulam and Visakhapatnam districts
24.       deleted vide G.O. Ms.No. 16 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
25.       Passi
26.       Rangrez or Bhavasarakshtriya
27.       Sadhuchetty
28.       Satani (Chattadasrivaishnava)
29. Tammali (Non-Brahmins) (Shudra Caste) whose traditional occupation is playing musical instruments, vending of flowers and giving assistance in temple service but not Shivarchakars. Included vide G.O. Ms. No. 7, Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., Dt. 19/02/2011).
30. Turupukapus or Gajula kapus {… the words “of Srikakulkam, Vizianagaram and Vishakapatnam Districts” were  deleted vide  G.O.Ms.No. 62,  Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 20/12/2008 and G.O. Ms.No. 19 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009} who are subject to Social customs or divorce and remarriage among their women (G.O. Ms. No. 65, E&SW, dt. 18.02.1994)
31.       Uppara or Sagara
32.       Vanjara (Vanjari)
33.       Yadava (Golla)
34. Are,  Arevallu  and  Arollu  of  Telangana  District  (Included  vide  G.O.Ms.No.  11, Backward Classes Welfare (C-2) Department, dt. 13/5/2003 and G.O.Ms. No. 41, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
35.       Sadara, Sadaru of Anantapur Dist. Only vide G.O.Ms.No. 11 BCW (C-2) Dept., Dt. 9-
36. Arava of Srikakulam District only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No. 24 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
37. Ayyaraka, of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Khammam and Warangal Districts  only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No. 25 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
38.       Nagaralu of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Krishna, Hyderabad and
Rangareddy Districts only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No. 27 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt.
39. Aghamudian,  Aghamudiar,  Agamudivellalar  and  Agamudimudaliar  including Thuluva Vellalas of Chittoor, Nellore, Kurnool, Anantapur, Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No. 20 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt.
40.       Beri Vysya, Beri Chetty of Chittoor, Nellore and Krishna Districts only. Included in vide 

G.O. MS. No. 21 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
41.       Atirasa included vide G.O. Ms.No. 5 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to East Godavari and West
Godavari Districts only.
42. Sondi / Sundi included vide G.O. Ms.No. 11 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009.
43.       Varala included vide G.O. Ms.No. 12 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana region only.
44. Sistakaranam included vide G.O. Ms.No. 13 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009.
45. Lakkamari Kapu included vide G.O. Ms.No. 14 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana region
46.       Veerashaiva Lingayat/Lingabalija, included vide G.O. Ms.No. 22 Backward Classes
Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 28/02/2009.
47.      Kurmi, included vide G.O.Ms. No. 12, Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., Dt.
27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana Region and also
Krishna District only.
48. Kalinga Komati / Kalinga Vysya vide G.O. Ms. No.10 Backward classes Welfare(c) Department  Dated.24.9.2014.  The   area   of   operation  shall   be   confined  to Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts only.

(Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Muslims)
1. Achchukattalavandlu,  Singali,     Singamvallu,     Achchupanivallu, Achchukattuvaru, Achukatlavandlu.
2.          Attar Saibuli, Attarollu
3. Dhobi Muslim/ Muslim Dhobi/ Dhobi Musalman, Turka Chakla or Turka Sakala, Turaka Chakali, Tulukka Vannan, Tskalas or Chakalas, Muslim Rajakas.
4. Faqir, Fhakir Budbudki, Ghanti, Fhakir, Ghanta Fhakirlu, Turaka Budbudki, Derves, Fakeer
5.          Garadi Muslim, Garadi Saibulu, Pamulavallu, Kani-Kattuvallu, Garadollu, Garadiga.
6.          Gosangi Muslim, Phakeer Sayebulu
7.          Guddi Eluguvallu, Elugu Bantuvallu, Musalman Keelu Gurralavallu
8.          Hajam, Nai, Nai Muslim, Navid
9.          Labbi, Labbai, Labbon, Labba
10.       Pakeerla, Borewale, Deraphakirlu, Bonthala
11.       Kureshi/ Khureshi, Khasab, Marati Khasab, Muslim Katika, Khatik Muslim
12.       Shaik/ Sheikh
13.       Siddi, Yaba, Habshi, Jasi
14. Turaka Kasha, Kakkukotte Zinka Saibulu, chakkitakanevale, Terugadu Gontalavaru, Thirugatiganta, Rollaku Kakku Kottevaru, Pattar Phodulu, Chakketakare, Thuraka Kasha
15. Other Muslim groups excluding Syed, Saiyed, Sayyad, Mushaik; Mughal, Moghal;Pathans; Irani; Arab; Bohara, Bohra; Shia Imami Ismaili, Khoja; Cutchi- Memon; Jamayat; Navayat;
and all the synonyms and sub-groups of the excluded groups; and except those who have been already included in the State List of Backward Classes.

N.B.:      1. The above list is for information and subject to confirmation with reference to
G.O. Ms. No. 58, SW(J) Department, dated 12/05/1997 and time to time orders.

2. On account of any reason whatsoever in case of any doubt/ dispute arising in the matter of community status (SC/ST/BC/OC) of any candidate, subject to satisfaction with regard to relevant rules and regulations in force the decision of the Commission shall be final in all such cases.


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